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Clayton Hall Academy 'Fully Booked'
Newcastle under Lyme,
Group status: Enjoying this year's shortlisted books!

Speed dating with books

Clayton Hall Academy is a mixed state school for 11 - 16 year old students. There are 10 pupils plus Mrs. Corbett the librarian shadowing this year's shortlist.

Layla, Amelia

Salt to the Sea by Amelia
The hard, harsh truth of war is brought to life in this amazingly descriptive and authentic book. The plot follows a group of refugees as they flee fr . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Amelia
This book brought the hard truth about life as a refugee in a easy-to-understand kind of way that really pulls on your heart strings. The lovable char . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Amelia
This remarkable book is about the dangers of judging people by their appearance and not their actions. Someone who looks sweet can still act terribly . . .
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Chesterton Community High School
Newcastle under Lyme,
THA Book Club
Penkhull ,
NULS SHADOWS
Staffs,
 
After reading 'Bone Sparrow' and 'Salt to the Sea' I've found that my opinion on refugees has change dramatically. What is your opinion on Refugees?

I've never really thought about it must.
They've fled from war torn countries and should be allowed to live her freely.
They can come over here as long as they stay in refugee camps where they can be kept safe.
They should stay away from our country, we have enough problems as it is.
 
Title: Stone Cold
Author: Robert Swindells
Winning Year: 1993

Homeless, frightened and alone, Link finds himself down-and-out in London after fleeing from his brutish stepfather. He only survives because he's befriended by streetwise Ginger. When Ginger suddenly disappears, Link is in despair. Then he meets Gail, a
 

 
 

Zana Fraillon

Zana Fraillon lives in Victoria, Australia with her husband and three sons. She worked as a primary school teacher before having children, and has had picture books and middle grade fiction published in Australia.

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